Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

RE-ENVISIONING JAPAN: MEIJI FINE ART TEXTILES

Re-envisioning Japan is the first truly comprehensive book on Japanese export textiles of the Meiji period (1868-1912), featuring stunning examples from all over the country. Lavishly illustrated, the book features fabrics that explore the craftsmanship and remarkable talent of Meiji artists and artisans who produced goods for export markets.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$80.00

ON THE LOOM: A MODERN WEAVER'S GUIDE

In On the Loom, Maryanne Moodie brings the ancient art of weaving to the modern day in a comprehensive guide packed with step-by-step tutorials and beautiful photography. Learn the basics of this simple and beautiful craft with valuable information on basic stitches, tools needed, and even how to make your own looms.
October 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$27.50

KAFFE FASSETT'S BOLD BLOOMS: QUILTS AND OTHER WORKS CELEBRATING FLOWERS

Written by Lucy, Liza Prior
A stunning guide and vibrant pattern collection of 25 new patchwork and needlepoint projects, from renowned color expert and quilt and fabric designer Kaffe Fassett.
September 13, 2016 | Hardcover | ABRAMS | 224 Pages |
$35.00

BATIK, TRADITIONAL TEXTILES OF INDONESIA: FROM THE RUDOLF SMEND & DONALD HARPER COLLECTIONS

Batik occupies a special place in Indonesian culture. Each fabric has a rich story to tell--as a reflection of the nation's religious beliefs, sophisticated court cultures and cosmopolitan history. The extraordinary textiles in this book are from the collections of Rudolf Smend and Donald Harper. Most date from the period 1880 to 1930 when the art of batik reached its apogee.
February 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$29.95

FLOATING THREADS: INDONESIAN SONGKET AND SIMILAR WEAVING TRADITIONS

Floating Threads represents an attempt to catalogue float weave techniques used to decorate Batik cloth throughout the archipelago and hints at possible lines of distribution. Being a coffee-table book, photographs are an important part of the story.
January 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$60.00

CLARENCE HOUSE: THE ART OF THE TEXTILE: FABRIC OF THE INSPIRED HOME

This title starts with a brief history of Clarence House, revealing stories from the 1980s, the heyday of opulence and the moment when the brand's founder, Robin Roberts, truly refined his collection. The heart of the book, however, illuminates Yoshida's creative process and his ideas for the use of fabrics in the home.
October 1, 2011 | Hardcover_OOP |
$65.00

SALT BAGS: IRANIAN TRIBAL AND RURAL WEAVINGS

Iranian sculptor, scholar, and collector Parviz Tanavoli presents a book about the hand-woven bags made by Irans tribal peoples. These practical objects are steeped in folkloric narratives and myths, each a unique expression of their makers. Mainly woven by women, the bags are used by shepherds to carry salt for their livestock while grazing.
December 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$91.00

CLOTH OF THE MOTHER GODDESS

Hand block-printed on textile, this limited-edition artists' book consists of a sequence of folding panels, designed to invoke pre-modern - particularly Asian - traditions of bookmaking. At the same time, the panels recall and recreate a Mata-Ni-Pachedi - the ritual 'Cloth of the Mother Goddess' - and tell the story of its origins.
May 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$120.00

LIVING WITH PATTERN: COLOR, TEXTURE, AND PRINT AT HOME

Written by Atwood, Rebecca
A design book filled with beautiful photography and clear ideas for how to use pattern to decorate your home. If you focus on pattern, from texture and color to furniture and textiles, everything else will fall into place. Pattern is the strongest element in any room.
August 30, 2016 | Hardcover | Clarkson Potter Publishers |
$35.00

CONTINUING TRADITIONS

Written by Sarkar, Surajit
The age of exploration was one in which a confident and wealthy Europe was ready to look at the world in different ways. By this time, the emerging European imagination could see the world as an imagined or designative concept. Textiles brought the colours of the other lands, and its mass printing and production brought a sense of fantasy and playfulness into European homes.
October 25, 2015 | Paperback | Mapin Publishing Pvt | 88 Pages |
$35.00

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